Journalists Hüseyin Deniz, Kenan Kırkaya, Mazlum Özdemir, Mehmet Emin Yıldırım, Nevin Erdemir and Semiha Alankuş, as also media-staff Haydar Tekin and Şehmus Fidan, were released from the prison in Tureky. They were all put in prison on 24 December 2011. The South East Europe Media Organisation has today welcomed the release of this group of journalists. However, there are still 44 journalists in prisons in Turkey.
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